nympho

noun

nym·​pho ˈnim(p)-(ˌ)fō How to pronounce nympho (audio)
plural nymphos
: a person affected by nymphomania : nymphomaniac

Word History

Etymology

short for nymphomaniac

First Known Use

circa 1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nympho was circa 1910

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Cite this Entry

“Nympho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nympho. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

nympho

noun

nym·​pho ˈnim(p)-(ˌ)fō How to pronounce nympho (audio)
plural nymphos
: one affected by nymphomania : nymphomaniac
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